Kaziranga National Park

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Assam’s Kaziranga National Park & Tiger Reserve Now Open For Tourists

The Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve situated in Assam, was opened for tourists on October 2. Reportedly, the park is partially open for keep safari in two ranges- Kaziranga Range, Kohora and Western Range in Bagori. The park was officially reopened for tourists this season (2022-23), by Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sadhguru on September 23. Furthermore, CM Sarma also unveiled three rhino statues at Kaziranga’s Mihimukh. 

Sun, 02 Oct 2022 - 08:14 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Assam, Guwahati, Kaziranga National Park, Tiger Reserve, Himanta Biswa Sarma

Courtesy: ANI

Himanta Sarma and Sadhguru

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Police Complaint Filed Against Assam CM Himanta Sarma & Sadhguru For Night Jeep Safari At Kaziranga National Park

A police complaint has been filed against Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sadhguru for allegedly violating the wildlife protection laws. The complaint has come after the duo went on a night keep safari to the Kaziranga National Park. Sarma retaliated, stating that there is law that prohibits visiting a national park at night. The complainants claimed that visiting the park beyond the working hours, is a violation.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 04:02 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Assam, Kaziranga National Park, HIMANTA BISWA SHARMA, Sadhguru, Wildlife Protection Laws

Courtesy: ANI


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3 Rhinos Translocated From Kaziranga National Park To Assam State Zoo

Rescued by by CWRC in 2019 floods, three rhinos have been translocated from the Kaziranga to Assam State Zoo on March 10. Notably, usually of age of 2-3 years, these rhinos were separated from their mother in 2019, which are now finally sent back to Assam.  "The rhinos were unconscious and sent to the zoo under security arrangements of the forest department," said Dr. Samsul Ali.

Fri, 11 Mar 2022 - 03:05 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Rhinos, Assam, Kaziranga National Park, Assam State Zoo, Dr. Samsul Ali

Courtesy: ANI

Rhianos got stuck due to water.

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13 Animals Die Due To Flood In Assam's Kaziranga Park 

As per the Assam government, Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve have recorded 13 deaths due to floods that include 9 Hog deer, two swamp Deer, one python, and a Cap Langur. Meanwhile, three animals were also rescued. Reportedly, the Flood has impacted 950 villages in 21 districts of Assam, and the water level at Nimatighat, Dhansirimukh, and Tezpur are still a threat to people's lives.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 - 06:59 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Assam floods, Assam, Kaziranga National Park, animals

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Water birds at Kaziranga National Park.

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Kaziranga Wetlands Clock 175% Rise In Water Bird Population

Population of water birds in Assam's Kaziranga National Park has increased by 175%, revealed a latest census findings. Conducted in 52 wetlands of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the census documented 93,491 birds, including 58 migratory avian species from Europe, Central and East Asia. Interestingly, the highest number of species belonged to Anatidae (ducks) family. The study credited improved habitat management and effective conservation… read-more

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 12:10 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Assam, Kaziranga National Park, Anatidae, Water Birds, Wetland Conservation, UNESCO

Courtesy: Deccan Herald


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Assam Forest Guards Kill 1 Poacher, Arrest Another

Assam forest guards on February 5 shot dead a poacher and arrested another from two different places of the state. Reportedly, the guards killed the poacher in Sonitpur’s Nameri National Park during a retaliatory firing when the poachers opened fire to escape. Meanwhile, the arrested poacher was nabbed by officials of Biswanath Wildlife Division of Kaziranga National Park. The forest officials also seized a hand-made gun and fishing equipment… read-more

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 12:13 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: environment, Poacher, Assam, Kaziranga National Park

Courtesy: NDTV

Wild Buffalo Shot Dead After It Killed Two People In Asaam

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Man-Animal Conflict: Assam Forest Guards Kill Violent Wild Buffalo

In a rare man-animal conflict, Assam’s forest officials had shot dead a wild buffalo which had turned violent in Biswanath district. Reportedly, guards killed the animal on January 14 in self-defence, as it had gone wild killing two locals. The Kaziranga National park authorities suspect that the animal left its habitat due to the loud noise from the community fishing crowd gathered to celebrate Magha Bihu festival.

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 06:34 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Man Animal conflict, Buffalo, Assam, Kaziranga National Park, Human-animal conflict

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Tourist taking elephant safari to see Rhino in  Kaziranga National Park

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Kaziranga National Park Resumes Its Elephant Safari; Most Visitors Local

Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve in Assam has resumed its elephant safari from November 1. However, on the first day, mostly the locals and visitors from adjoining areas of north-east appeared. Due to the COVID-19, seats were reduced to 40 from 60 to maintain social distancing. Officials said the last tourist season of October-April was affected twice: First, in… read-more

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 03:20 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Kaziranga National Park, Travel, Tourism, Assam, Elephant safari

Courtesy: The Hindu

Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve

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Assam: Kaziranga National Park To Reopen After Eight Months On October 21

The Assam government has decided to reopen the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve for the tourists from October 21. However, the authorities have stated that only Jeep Safaris will be allowed owing to the current weather and road conditions. Reportedly, The state's CM Sarbananda Sonowal has been invited as the chief guest for the reopening ceremony on October 21. The National Park has been shut for last eight months.

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 08:05 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Coronavirus, Assam, Assam CM, Kaziranga National Park

Courtesy: Guwahati Plus

Rhinos and cattle in Pobitora

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Assam: Pobitora Sanctuary's Rhinos Face Space Crunch in Habitat

Assam's Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is facing space crunch for rhinos. Located on the bank of river Brahmaputra, Pobitora is considered a poaching-free rhino habitat. However, out of 38.81 sq.km, only 16 sq.km is available for rhinos. Reportedly, co-existence of other herbivore animals and weed invasion has squeezed the grazing stretch. The local authorities are being blamed for not transferring the land to the sanctuary despite the 2018… read-more

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 02:47 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, Wildlife, Rhinoceros, Kaziranga National Park

Courtesy: The Hindu